We invite visitors to join Legal Services NYC's Justice Learning Center by creating an account. Membership is free of charge and open to all. Members of the Justice Learning Center will have access to low cost classes and materials offered in a variety of formats, both electronic and in classroom settings. Members will also be able to obtain CLE credits and certificates of attendance.
As a member of the Legal Services NYC's Justice Learning Center you may qualify for certain discounts if your organization qualifies. One of the methods we use to qualify that discount is by confirming that you are an employee of the qualifying organization.
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You can register on our website by searching through Classes, adding items to your cart, and checking out. Choose your payment option and process your order. To see your order and upcoming classes, go to My Account and then click on the Classes and Orders button.
You can pay by credit card or by personal check on the Justice Learning Center website. Payment will be collected at time of registration and no payments will be accepted in person. In addition, we accept payment by organizational credit card. Click here to email us for more information.
No, but some scholarships are awarded based on need and availability. To apply, your request must be submitted two weeks prior to the date of the training item. Requests submitted after the deadline will not be considered. In your application, please include a statement of need. Click here to apply now.
If you are unable to attend a class, you can cancel by going to My Account, click on the Classes and Orders button, and then click Unregister next to the class. The refund will be applied to your account as a credit against any subsequent purchases. We encourage all members to cancel with as much advance notice as possible, but will accept cancellation until 1 hour before the start of the class.
Legal Services NYC has instituted a LATE REGISTRATION FEE for those registering for a class within 24 hours of the start of the class. The charge is $10 and will be automatically added to your checkout charges at time of registration.
If Legal Services NYC canceled the class for which you were registered you will get a FULL refund as a credit to your account for use at another training. If you used your organization’s credit card to pay for the item your organization will get a credit to their account for use by any authorized member of that organization. Your organization can also request a check payable to the organization as a credit for the canceled class.
Yes, we offer classes in DVD format. Please go Classes and search under DVD format for a listing.
The price for DVDs is $150.
Your DVD will be shipped in 3 to 5 business days after we receive your order.
Yes it is. Please email learningcenter@lsnyc.org for more information on our organizational credit card payment option.
Certificates for classes will be available within 7 days of the class. You may access your certificates by going to My Account and then clicking on the Credits and Certificates button. You will see a listing of the classes you have attended. There will be a download link next to each class once the item has been marked as attended. Click the download link and the certificate will open with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Please verify that you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. If you do not, please go to http://get.adobe.com/reader to install this program so you are able to view your certificates.
You must complete 32 hours of CLE training in the two years following your admission to the New York State bar. If you have been admitted for more than two years, you must complete 24 credit hours during every two year registration period.
If you are an attorney who has been admitted to the New York State bar for more than two years, you need 4 hours of ethics credits every two years. If you are a newly-admitted attorney, the requirements are much more specific: of the 16 hours to be completed in each of your first two years, 3 hours must be in Ethics and Professionalism; 6 hours must be in the category of Skills; and 7 hours must be in the categories of Law Practice Management and/or Areas of Professional Practice.
Credit shall be awarded only for attendance at an entire course or program, or for attendance at an entire session of a course or program. No credit shall be awarded for attending a portion of a course or a portion of a session. 
No CLE credit hours may be earned for repeating the same course or program, in any format, even if the course or program is repeated in the subsequent reporting cycle. 
You can, however, get credit for taking a similar class that provides updated information on the changes in the law.
Attorneys who earn more than 16 credit hours in the first year may carry eight excess hours over to the second year. Attorneys who earn more than 16 credit hours in the second year may carry up to six excess hours over to the next reporting cycle.
Newly admitted attorneys can earn transitional CLE credit hours for Skills via traditional live classroom training or by attendance at a fully interactive videoconference. Newly admitted attorneys can earn Ethics and Professionalism credit via traditional live classroom setting, by attendance at a fully interactive videoconference, or by participation in the live simultaneous transmission of a live program, such as a webinar or teleconference, where audience questions are allowed during the program (synchronous interactivity). If there is no opportunity for questions during the program, then a newly admitted attorney may not earn Ethics and Professionalism credit for the program. All other attorneys (not newly admitted) can obtain CLE credit for classes other than live trainings.